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David S. Walker

The United States to Davis S. Walker

For his services as assistant conductor of Indians commencing the 6th and ending on the 20th June 1838. 15 days @ $3.00 $45.00
For his actual traveling expenses whilst accompanying an Emigrating party on the dates above mentioned as per memorandum 73.50
For his transportation returning from Fort Coffee to Cherokee Agency East 750 miles 10 cts 75.00
$193.50

Received Fort Coffee Arkansas 20th June 1838 of Edward Deas, Lieut. U.S.A.

Signed David S. Walker

Source: RG217, General Accounting Office, Treasury Department, Second Auditor, Indian Accounts, 1817-1922, Edward Deas File


Memorandum of Traveling Expenses of D. S. Walker Asst conductor on the route of Emig with Emigrating Cherokees

1838
June 9 Passage S. boat from Ross’s Landing to Decater, Ala. $5.00
Passage on R. Road to Tuscumbia, Ala. 2.00
Passage on Smelter from Tuscumbia to Fort Coffee, Ark 65.00
Expenses at tavern while at Tuscumbia, Ala. with the party 1.50

I certify on honor that the above memorandum is correct.
Signed David S. Walker, Assistant conductor.

Source: RG217, General Accounting Office, Treasury Department, Second Auditor, Indian Accounts, 1817-1922, Edward Deas File

Updated 10.4.2010